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Sen. Bellows: Reliable, high-speed internet is a necessity, not a luxury

Sen. Bellows: Reliable, high-speed internet is a necessity, not a luxury

Posted: January 19, 2017

Sen. Bellows supports legislation to make broadband access universal in Maine AUGUSTA — Sen. Shenna Bellows, D-Manchester, spoke Thursday...

Sen. Chenette: No immediate need for marijuana moratorium

Sen. Chenette: No immediate need for marijuana moratorium

Posted: January 18, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Justin Chenette, D-Saco, said Tuesday that there is no need for the Maine Legislature to enact three-month extension on the deadline...

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Millett says budget must support, not undermine, public schools

Weekly Radio Address: Sen. Millett says budget must support, not undermine, public schools

Posted: January 13, 2017

Gov. Paul LePage unveiled his two-year budget proposal last week. By every conceivable measure, the budget cuts funding to public schools and...

Sen. Hill to serve on Judiciary Committee

Sen. Hill to serve on Judiciary Committee

Posted: January 03, 2017

AUGUSTA — Sen. Dawn Hill, D-York, has been appointed by the Senate President to the Legislature’s Joint Standing Committee on Judiciary, making...

Radio Address: Sen. Bellows says minimum wage raise is good news for New Year

Radio Address: Sen. Bellows says minimum wage raise is good news for New Year

Posted: December 30, 2016

Happy New Year! 2017 brings some good news for working families: On January 7, the new minimum wage law, passed by Maine voters in November, will...

Senate Democrats' committee assignments for 128th Legislature

Senate Democrats' committee assignments for 128th Legislature

Posted: December 29, 2016

AUGUSTA — Below is a full list of the committee assignments for the Maine Senate Democrats: Sen. Shenna Bellows of Manchester: Joint Standing...

Jackson: Accountability, transparency still crucial for new step-down facility

Posted: December 22, 2016

  AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash released the following statement regarding ongoing work by the Legislature to...

Weekly Radio Address: Jackson says Mainers will know that Democrats are on their side

Weekly Radio Address: Jackson says Mainers will know that Democrats are on their side

Posted: December 16, 2016

Hi, this is Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson. Thanks for tuning in. One of my earliest memories of politics is of going to the polls with...

Jackson, Libby congratulate re-elected constitutional officers

Posted: December 08, 2016

AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and Senate Democratic Whip Nate Libby of Lewiston released the following statement...

Senate Democratic leaders mark new start with 128th Legislature

Senate Democratic leaders mark new start with 128th Legislature

Posted: December 07, 2016

Jackson, Libby pledge to deliver for Mainers left behind AUGUSTA — Senate Democratic Leader Troy Jackson of Allagash and Senate Democratic Whip...